Today’s Psalm 91 devotional is on the Power of Promotion in His Presence; The Bible is replete with promises of blessings and promotion for those who wholeheartedly love and serve the Lord. In Psalm 91:14-15, we are assured, “Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high because he hath known my name.

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God’s Promotion Extends To EveryWhere

He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.” As believers, we can find solace in the fact that God is always by our side, desiring to bless and promote us.

It is important to note that God’s promise of promotion extends to every facet of our lives. He longs to bless us in our relationships, finances, health, and careers. In Deuteronomy 28:13, God pledged to the Israelites that if they obeyed His commands, they would be the head and not the tail, above only and not beneath. This promise still holds true for believers today. When we love and serve the Lord faithfully, He will elevate and promote us in every area of our lives.

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Nevertheless, we must bear in mind that promotion originates from the Lord and not solely from our own efforts. Proverbs 21:31 asserts, “The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the Lord.” While diligence and preparation are commendable, the ultimate determination of our promotion rests with God. It is crucial to seek His will and guidance in all our endeavours, trusting that He will bring about the promotion and blessings we desire.

The biblical account of Joseph serves as a remarkable example of God’s promotion. Despite being sold into slavery by his own brothers and enduring numerous trials, Joseph remained steadfast in his faithfulness to God. Consequently, God elevated him from a lowly slave to the second-in-command of all Egypt.

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Power of Promotion in His Presence: Case Study Joseph

In Genesis 41:40-44, Pharaoh declared to Joseph, “Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.” Joseph’s promotion stands as a powerful reminder that God remains faithful to those who love Him and seek His will.

Another extraordinary illustration of God’s promotion can be found in the life of Daniel. Despite being taken captive and compelled to serve in a foreign land, Daniel remained unwavering in his devotion to God.

As a result, God elevated him to a high position within the Babylonian empire. In Daniel 2:48-49, King Nebuchadnezzar proclaimed to Daniel, “Of a truth it is, that your God is a God of gods, and a Lord of kings, and a revealer of secrets, seeing thou couldest reveal this secret.” Daniel’s promotion serves as a powerful testament that God can employ even the most challenging circumstances to bring forth blessings and advancement.


God yearns to bless and promote His children. Psalm 91:14-15 reminds us that when we wholeheartedly love and devote ourselves to Him, He will deliver us, exalt us, answer our calls, be with us in times of trouble, rescue us, and honour us.

While the manifestation of promotion may vary for each individual, God’s pledge to elevate and bless us remains true for all believers who sincerely love and serve Him. As we diligently seek His will and guidance in all aspects of our lives, let us place our trust in His unwavering faithfulness and His deep desire to bring about promotion and blessings in our lives.